Open Rank Faculty Position

Location
San Antonio, TX
Salary
TBD
Posted
July 15 2019
Ref
19-071
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit
Job Type
Faculty

Open Rank Faculty Position

Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed, located in San Antonio, Texas) is seeking to double its faculty over the next 10 years by recruiting faculty to enhance and expand each of the institute’s recently defined research programs in Host-Pathogen Interactions, Disease Intervention and Prevention, and Population Health (https://www.txbiomed.org/research/). Hiring is at all ranks and successful candidates will be expected to synergize with faculty and staff in existing Programs to foster Texas Biomed efforts to become national/international leaders in infectious disease research. Texas Biomed is a free standing, private research institute. It supports ABSL3 and ABSL4 facilities with unparalleled resources, and is the host institution of the Southwest National Primate Research Center. It has longstanding partnerships with UT Heath SA and UTSA and its campus is on the west side of beautiful San Antonio.

Applicants with a robust research program in infectious diseases and/or conditions that make an individual susceptible to infectious diseases (aging, metabolic syndrome, chronic inflammatory conditions, etc.) are encouraged to apply. Cluster hire opportunities are available for individuals that can build and sustain large programmatic areas. Texas Biomed has particular interest in recruiting within the following:

  1. Single cell and scalable omics technologies allows characterization of immune cell subsets (systems immunology).
  2. Multi-drug resistant pathogens and hospital-acquired infections, including biofilms.
  3. Host genetics and pathogen driven host epigenetic regulation to vaccination, chronic infection/disease, or microbiota.
  4. Nonhuman primate models of infectious diseases with specific interest in HIV and HIV related co-morbidities and co-infections and imaging (multi-label immunofluorescence, MRI, PET/CT).
  5. Nonhuman primate models of lifespan diseases, including immunology/chronic inflammatory disorders and infections of aging, metabolic syndrome, and regenerative medicine.

Qualifications: M.D., Ph.D. and/or DVM in Microbiology, Immunology, genetics, epidemiology or other related fields.  Demonstrated research productivity and evidence of an independently-funded research program.  Experience working with interdisciplinary research teams, and mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

Apply online at http://www.txbiomed.org/about/employment.  A completed application packet is a requirement for any position. Applicants should include: (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) a summary of past research accomplishments highlighting their relevance to one or more of the three research program areas, (3) a statement of future research plans, and (4) names and emails of at least three professional references.  Additional application materials can be submitted with application or emailed to lcipriano@txbiomed.org.

Review of applications will begin on 08/01/2019 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the chairs of the search committee, Dr. Cole (scole@txbiomed.org) and/or Dr. Carrion (rcarrion@txbiomed.org). 

Commitment to increasing diversity in science: Texas Biomed hires according to its values of Teamwork, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Safety and is highly committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status and to ensure that affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy. Texas Biomed is aligned with multiple educational and commercial entities in San Antonio and is committed to recruit and support dual-career families.